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Submission Guidelines
International Astronomical Union (IAU) is please to invite you to submit an abstract for the 31st General Assembly of IAU. Abstracts must be submitted before the advised deadline via online abstract submission system.
Accepted abstracts will be presented during the 31st IAU GA.

Important Dates

Regular Abstract Submission TBC
Notification of Regular Abstract Acceptance

• Poster only Abstract Submission
• Invited Talk Abstract Submission
Notification of Poster only Abstract Acceptance

How to submit

  • Sign-up/Login
  • Registration
  • Submit
    Abstract Summary
  • Receive
    Abstract Submission Acknowledgment
  • Notification
    Acceptance Notice
  • Check
    Presentation Guideline
Step 1. Registration

All applicants are required to register and pay the registration fees prior to submit the abstract.

Online Registration
Step 2. Prepare Abstract(s)

Abstract must be written and presented in English.

Abstract should NOT exceed 2,000 characters (incl. spaces).

Tables, diagrams and pictures are not allowed to abstracts.

Each registered person may submit, as the presenting author, as follows:

Up to two abstracts for oral presentation to scientific sessions (Symposia, Focus Meetings, Division Meetings)

Up to two abstracts for poster/e-poster presentation to scientific sessions (Symposia, Focus Meetings, Division Meetings)

One abstract (either oral or poster/e-poster) to institutional meeting (IAU Office Meetings, ECWG Meetings)

Step 3. Confirmation of Abstract Submission

An acknowledgement of abstract submission will be automatically sent to presenting authors via e-mail upon completion of online submission. This letter is NOT an acceptance notification but an acknowledgement of your abstract submission.

It is the responsibility of each individual to verify the acknowledgement and carefully review the submitted abstract(s), noting that in some cases during the submission process, characters become unreadable.

You can review, modify or update your abstract(s) at MY PAGE on the website until the deadline.

Regular Abstract Submission: March 15, 2021 [23:59 PM KST]

Poster only Abstract / Invited Talk Abstract Submission: May 31, 2021 [23:59 PM KST]

Step 4. Notification of Abstract Acceptance

Each SOC will review all abstracts that are submitted in accordance with criteria. SOC reserves the right to transfer the category of abstracts from oral to poster presentation, and reject any abstracts that failed to comply with the given guidelines.

The LOC may limit the total number and category of poster/e-poster abstracts due to the availability of poster boards or e-poster displays at the venue.

If you decide not to present any abstracts that you have been already accepted, please make sure to withdraw the abstract at MY PAGE

Step 5. Prepare presentation(s)

All presentation, oral or poster, must be produced in English.

Guidelines for presentation will be announced after the notification of abstract acceptance.

Online Submission
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